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Alumna’s gifts to ILR honor Thomas P. Golden

Gifts from K. Lisa Yang ’74 will establish a named executive director position for the Yang-Tan Institute, as well as a named courtyard in honor of Golden, who was executive director of the institute when he died Nov. 1.

Residence hall names honor McClintock, Hu, Cayuga Nation

Cornell will honor Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock, renowned Chinese scholar Hu Shih and the Cayuga Nation with names for new North Campus residence hall buildings.

Labor-friendly laws promote local economic growth

States with politically conservative leadership have productive workers, but anti-union state laws tamp down employee earnings without promoting local economic growth, according to new Cornell research.

President Clinton: US in ‘dogfight’ for democracy

The 42nd president said keeping a democracy going is hard work, but expressed optimism for the nation's future during a March 18 webinar hosted by the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs.

President Clinton to speak on the future of U.S. democracy

President Bill Clinton will participate in a virtual conversation about strengthening America's democratic norms for future generations on March 18, launching the new Milstein Democracy Forum Speaker Series.

Harris ’83 will serve as Biden’s top labor adviser

Seth Harris ’83, a visiting professor at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, will join the National Economic Council as deputy assistant to the president for labor and economy.

Tech Policy Lab launches with focus on AI

Sarah Kreps started the lab to research the growing connections and potential disruptions at the intersection of technology and government, many of them related to artificial intelligence.

$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

Alumnus Josef Konvitz to give talk on trends in tolerance

Historian and Cornell alumnus Josef Konvitz ‘67 will explore and compare trends in tolerance in France and the United States in a digital talk on March 15. This talk is sponsored by the Cornell University Jewish Studies Program.

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